Category Archives for Fabric Types


Hair Cloth Interfacing: What is Hair Canvas Used For?

When it comes to interfacing, you have lots of decisions to make. You also have lots of questions to answer like does hair canvas work well with your current sewing project. Answer that question and your

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8 Reasons to Use Cotton (What is a Cotton Fabric Made From)

When you wear clothing you want it to be as soft and as comfortable as clothes can be without weakening the strength of the fabric. Cotton is always a good choice as it is very comfortable and a very strong

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What is Invisible Thread Used For? (Quilting, Sewing Machine)

Its not just for sewing. Invisible thread has been used by magicians for centuries to help them complete their magic acts. For sewers, it is a thread that can enhance their quilts helping them be stronger

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Types and Uses: Difference Between Lining and Underlining

Just like sports, sewing comes with unique terms. A novice may get confused for a while as they try to grasp what term refers to what sewing action. After all, many of the words sound the same. Once you

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5 Elastic Fabric Types: What is Elastic Made of?

Some fabrics are not stretchable. Once they get stretched the remain out of shape and are ruined. But with the elastic additive, your clothing items can have a little bounce to them and return to their

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5 Sewing Substitutes: What Can I Use Instead of Interfacing?

There will come a time when you run out of interface and you will be too far away from a store to get your supplies built up again. The good news is that you can make substitutions to make sure you have

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Using Upholstery Fabric for Clothes: Can You Use It?

Ever since Scarlet O’Hara made a dress out of drapes in Gone With the Wind, people have been making clothing out of upholstery fabric. It is a stylish and great idea as upholstery fabric may be more

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